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Youth First

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in
Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Ali Langen, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Ali Langen, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Ali Langen, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Yout First Partner Schools

County Advocates

Bill GillenwaterSteven Harding
Andrew WilsonClark Stanfill
Kelly CarltonGeoff Gentil
Drew Heckert

Posey News

By Beth Greene, MSW – September 10, 2019 More grandparents than ever are stepping up to take care of and raise their grandchildren. There are many different reasons grandparents are assuming the role of caretaker. It may be due to the death or absence of the children’s parents, the financial situation of the parents, or […]

By Emily Sommers, MSW – September 3, 2019 Mindfulness, simply put, means paying attention to the present. It means taking a step back and noticing the world around you and paying attention to your thoughts and feelings. With practice, mindfulness can help both adults and children cope with stress and anxiety, and it has been […]

By Lori Powell, LCSW – Aug. 27, 2019 When I first began working as a Youth First Social Worker at an elementary school in 2017, I noticed the children enjoyed being welcomed by a stuffed animal cat in the mornings to promote a great start to their day. I have always kept various stuffed animals […]

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